Kelly Ronaldson

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Girl Band – The Talkies // Album Review

With its abstract and often humorous portrayals of emotion, the record’s harrowing atmosphere certainly doesn’t make for easy listening, but there’s something remarkably therapeutic in its underlying empathy.

Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell! – Album Review

Norman Fucking Rockwell! is a graceful portrayal of the singer’s new-found strength and stability, marking what is undoubtedly her greatest record to date.

Bodywash – Comforter // Album Review

Montréal’s Bodywash sit comfortably between experimental chaos and a calm serenity on their outstanding debut album, Comforter.

Ride – This Is Not A Safe Place // Album Review

Marking the sixth studio album since the band’s formation, shoegaze pioneers Ride return this month with an outstanding twelve-track release.

Freya Ridings – Freya Ridings // Album Review

Moulded from the ashes of isolation, regret and vulnerability, the highly-anticipated debut album from London-born artist, Freya Ridings, is a thunderstorm of raw emotion.

Ider – Emotional Education // Album Review

"relatable, emotionally vulnerable, and, frankly, incredibly raw. IDER wanted this record to connect, and that’s exactly what it does best." - read our review of IDER's debut.

Snow Ghosts – A Quiet Ritual // Album Review

...the trio return with their third studio album, A Quiet Ritual, offering a poetic and sobering commentary on the concept of death.

TR/ST – The Destroyer – I // Album Review

Taking a new approach towards writing and recording this album, Alfons sought absolute quiet to make sense of the inner workings of his mind, resulting in an enthralling two-part record.

Lion Babe // Album review

We listened to the new offering from the musical goddess Lion Babe, titled Cosmic Wind.

CHAI – Punk // Album Review

Merging the kawaii influence and positivity of their debut album, Pink, with a powerful and unapologetic feminist standpoint, the Japanese four- piece solidify their concept of self-expression and perfect imperfection without holding anything back.

Finn Andrews // Album Review

Finn Andrews has never been one to stray far from melancholy and heartache. Following the break down of a relationship and a much-needed escape to New Zealand, the release of his long-awaited solo debut, One Piece At A Time, provided him with a raw, unrestricted outlet for emotional expression and self-discovery.

Julia Jacklin – Crushing // Album Review

...Jacklin's latest release Crushing is an emotive time-capsule that solidifies the singer's identity and radiates an impeccable sense of self- assurance.

Self Esteem // New Sounds 2019

The ex Slow Club star set to rule 2019.

Alessia Cara – The Pains Of Growing // Album Review

Overall, the album makes excellent use of Cara's much-loved songwriting formula, blending captivating vocals with steady R&B rhythms...

Molly Burch – First Flower // Album Review

As she confronts her own battles against anxiety and imperfections with an empowering lyrical twist, the singer-songwriter's vocals take centre stage throughout the album...

Sacred Paws – Strike A Match // Album Review

It may lack a little diversity in sound, but it's a solid foundation for whatever happens next.

WSTR – Red, Green Or In Between // Album Review

Despite falling a little short in terms of musical originality, WSTR have done incredibly well with this debut, and 2017 looks to be a promising year for the band.

Tigercub – Abstract Figures in the Dark // Album Review

This new compilation of fuzzy noise-pop prove exactly what noise-rock trio Tigercub are capable of.

Beth Hart – Fire On The Floor // Album Review

In the most recent installment to her already vast discography, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Beth Hart returns this month with Fire On The Floor, showcasing an array of emotions...

The Veils – Total Depravity // Album Review

More than twelve years on from the release of their debut, alternative indie outfit The Veils have returned with their fifth studio album, Total Depravity.

Boys Forever // Album Review

Boys Forever is a fascinating release that blends melancholic lyrics with a contradictory cheerfulness – certainly marking ‘one to watch’ in 2017.

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